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Posts Tagged ‘ Lower Hutt ’

Candidates dangle the house lolly in Hutt City symposium

Sep 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Social Issues on the agenda as crowd of 40 brave wet night for politics



Body shamers subject of online campaign

Feb 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



WATCH: Fat Freddys drop in for free Lower Hutt festival

Jan 31st, 2017 | By | Category: Featured Article

Fat Freddys Drop headline act at Lower Hutt’s Te Rā o te Raukura festival .



WATCH: Kitten Inn is inundated with kittens and they’re unsure why

Dec 16th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Uncategorized

Numbers are double last year despite de-sexing initiatives



New league a boost for girls cricket

Dec 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News



Billy’s Graham’s boxers enjoy Aussie win, and helping local kids

Dec 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Latu Talu and Keegan O’Kane–Jones enjoyed success at the Australian championships.



Quake damage displaces Wellingtonians

Nov 14th, 2016 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Kiwis of European ethnicity more likely to live alone, says report

Sep 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Pacific cultures the least likely to be living alone, says Statistics NZ report.



Street poll: Wellington has a heart, and so should councils

Aug 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, Most Popular, News

Homelessness, housing and social issues concern people in the coming council elections



Cafe supports diversity by teaching staff to sign

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Teaching sign language and barista classes is all in a day’s work for Amber Shaw



WATCH: Inside the Hills Hats factory

May 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story, Uncategorized

Simon Smuts-Kennedy, Hills Hats General Manger, talks about the company and its history.



Hills Hats anything but old hat as popularity inspires factory shop

May 2nd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

Headgear’s popularity is on the rise. Matt Tso talks to Hills Hatman Simon Smuts-Kennedy.



Last chance for public to influence Stokes Valley Community Hub

Apr 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Stokes Valley residents have only a week left to submit their views on council’s $5 million community hub project.

The project will be finalised soon after April 29, which marks the last day submissions will be accepted. KEENAN MAY reports.



Kelson balances new tech and traditional teaching

Apr 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

iPads and Chromebooks will not be replacing hand writing any time soon.



Wellington and Porirua merger talk has people in three minds

Mar 8th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Swinging voters could decide the outcome in a merger was put to a vote.



Education a priority for local league team

Nov 25th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Sun safety warnings ahead of summer

Nov 19th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

A sun safe warning just a month out from the shortest day. The Cancer Society says people should not only wear sunblock but also suitable clothing. U.V ray exposure is the main cause of skin cancer in New Zealand so the Cancer Society is promoting the use of long sleeved shirts and wide brimmed hats […]



Flag flies over Eastern Hutt for the first time in 26 years

Nov 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

The New Zealand flag was raised over Eastern Hutt School for the first time in 26 years during the schools centenary celebrations.



Hutt locals question proposed dog park

Oct 4th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Hutt Valley residents have two hearings where verbal submissions will be made about a proposed new dog reserve which is worrying locals.

The public reserve on Pohutukawa Street has been selected a year-long trial. MATT TSO reports.



Pataka exhibition puts the spotlight on a dying art form

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Eastern Hutt School readies for 100th birthday

Sep 14th, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Top Picture

Eastern Hutt School prepares to celebrate 100 years of educating generations of students in Hutt Valley.



Iwi welcome refugees but focus stays on their own

Sep 7th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News

WELLINGTON IWI Te Ati Awa are welcoming news that the government is to take an extra intake of Syrian refugees, but say their main focus is still on their own people. The European humanitarian crisis put pressure on the New Zealand government to play its part and offer refuge to some of the thousands of […]



New theatre company aims to help bring life to Hutt city centre

May 12th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

NextStage, is using the old Little Theatre as its home and its well known founders have clear aims.



Indian community worker profiled

Apr 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Work to be done at grass roots in fight against bullying

Mar 28th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News

Lisa Gembitsky is leaving her Konfident Kidz programme. She reflects on her work with AMANDA CARRINGTON.



WATCH: Helen Henderson is one of Hutt Valley’s local hero

Mar 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Lower Hutt is home to the exceptional Kara Hands, a place that’s especially fond of special needs children



WATCH: Petone twinkles in twilight Christmas parade

Dec 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The first twilight Christmas parade to be held in Petone attracted big crowds. SUE TEODORO filmed the event.



Capital, Hutt millions go to regional trains, buses says campaigner

Dec 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Wellington and Lower Hutt ratepayers are being unfairly charged for expensive rail costs in the wider region according to independent research. FINN RAINGER talks to Tony Randle who has done the numbers and wants them changed.



More homes coming for Hutt, but it may not address the real need

Dec 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Hutt Valley residents have the chance on Thursday and Saturday this week to find out about the council’s infill housing proposals. Proponents say it will revitalise a tired inner-city, while others say the type of housing is not what people want. NICOLE ADAMSON reports.



Cafe hopes it will be second time lucky for national award

Dec 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Three Wellington cafes will be vying for Cafe of the Year honour.



Aussies break NZ hearts in World Cup indoor cricket in Petone

Oct 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Sport

Hutt Valley Indoor Sports hosts Indoor Cricket World Cup and NZ wants to stop Aussie dominance.



New Wainuiomata rifle range on target with community board vote

Oct 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular

A new rifle range at the valley’s old landfill has been backed by the community board.



Obesity trial to spend $3 million through Lower Hutt agencies

Sep 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Vulnerable communities target of programme based on Aussie model.



Compulsory savings scheme gets mixed reception

Sep 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Electorate change rattles Mallard, but he is winning social friends

Sep 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Longstanding MP skyrockets on the social media popularity scale



Pokie machines split Hutt council, mayor refuses casting vote

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

One side says getting pokies out of high deprivation areas is the answer, the other says enforcing a sinking lid policy is more important for problem gamblers. AMANDA HERERRA attended this week’s long and passionate debate.



PHOTO ESSAY: Shaving for a cause at the Wainui Rugby Club

Sep 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Picture story

Premier team members show support a teammate’s wife battling cancer, and NICOLE ADAMSON captures it in photos.



Walker leaving MP life, but she still wants Green valley

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Holly Walker’s politicking focused on lifting party vote in Hutt South electorate. NICOLE ADAMSON reports.



Tummies rumble as food prices fall

Sep 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Your guide to an addictive dating app

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Chris Bishop reckons he has youth and a positive message on his side

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

National candidate upbeat despite facing practiced campaigner Trevor Mallard.



Waiting list grows in Hutt Valley as houses remain empty

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

The future of Lower Hutt’s boarded up state houses remains unclear as the debate continues between the city council and Housing NZ.



Artist with A Careful Eye returns to the Hutt

Aug 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News

After a four decade hiatus, award winning photographer Peter Peryer returns to The Dowse .



Artist returns to The Dowse 40 years on

Aug 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Radio Story



Womans death throws spotlight on Tinder

Aug 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Hiding breastfeeding in Kiwi culture does not help new mums

Aug 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Breastfeeding mum Lucy says Kiwis should understand how tough it is for new mums.



Hutt Repertory Theatre gets nostalgic for its 70th birthday

Jul 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The Hutt Repertory Theatre members are bringing back one act plays to celebrate.



Bald Wainui rugby heads for local woman with breast cancer

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Showered with support, Sarah Jones* talks openly with NICOLE ADAMSON about being the one in nine with breast cancer.



Eco Fashion Week hits Lower Hutt

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Lead Radio Story



Lower Hutt residents and landlords are ignoring free insulation

Jul 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Story, News

Council officers are trying to get the message through about the Warm up New Zealand project offering free home insulation for home owners with eligible tenants. NICOLE ADAMSON reports.



New Zealand consumers to benefit more from extended warranties

Jun 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Changes to the Fair Trade Act 1986 positive for consumers purchasing extended warranties.



PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life of a midwife

May 19th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Features, Front Page Layout, Picture story, Student Features, Top Picture

A day in life of a midiwfe, following Jill Adamson around as she completes her daily routine in Lower Hutt.



Location Location Location

May 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News

Lower Hutt’s foodbank is searching for a permanent home as its current premises goes up for sale.



Toilet upgrade just the start of an image upgrade for Petone

May 6th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

The local community is to play a major role in the transformation of Petone’s Jackson Street toilets.



Maori café opens nights as it reaches second birthday

Apr 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Features, Latest News, News, Student Features

Open mic nights and live entertainment at Kotuku Cafe add to Waiwhetu’s life.



Wainuiomata’s annual ANZAC parade to go ahead

Apr 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Community rallies to make sure the annual ANZAC day parade takes place in Wainuiomata.



On the hunt for the Purrfect feline

Apr 14th, 2014 | By | Category: Features, News, Picture story, Top Picture

Some cats such as this one were shy, but AMANDA HERRERA found plenty to purr about in an afternoon with some of the country’s top felines.



Kiwi women told they need to spend more time being gorgeous

Apr 8th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Features, Latest News

Stylist and motivator Lisa O’Neill talks about how kiwi women need to love their bodies more.



Wainuiomata River contaminated by E. coli … again

Apr 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Councillor wants to get to bottom of whatever is regularly polluting a community asset.



No hair but Wainuiomata teen has a big heart

Mar 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, Uncategorized

After grieving the loss of a family friend and mentor 15 year old Conan Burt shaved his head for cancer.



Outdoor sculptures go on show during Shapeshifter

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Hutt City Council and Hutt Rotary Club combine resources to put on an outdoor sculpture show.



Online bullying making its presence felt in Hutt Valley school ground

Mar 18th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

School yard bullying is no longer the biggest problem schools face. Social media abuse has arrived.



Acting novice lands major role in popular show

Mar 12th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wainuiomata Little Theatre has a new leading man for its production of Jesus Christ Superstar.



Aikido club kicks off in Belmont with training for beginners

Mar 11th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Lessons give potential members a taste of defensive martial art.



Campaign begins to win public support for $25m stadium spend

Feb 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News

An open letter to residents this week kicks off a drive to win the hearts and minds of Lower Hutt ratepayers.



Singer-songwriter tries her hand at English album

Feb 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kirsten Terito is about to release her first album in English, but another te reo one is on the way.



Taranakitanga being brought to Wellington descendants

Feb 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Te Reo Taranaki Charitable Trust has already put 120 people in the region through its courses.



Kapa haka in the park a first for Waiwhetu in Lower Hutt

Feb 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Uncategorized

Kapa haka teams from around Wellington region are at Te Whiti Park in Lower Hutt today to compete in the Wellington Kapa Haka Championships. SAM BRODIE reports from Waiwhetu.



Kaibosh aims to save Hutt Valley food from the bin

Nov 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Wellington’s not-for-profit food rescue organisation seeks funding to expand operations.



Youngest councillor wants to see growth in the Valley

Nov 21st, 2013 | By | Category: News

After being voted on to the Hutt City Council, Campbell Barry has plenty of plans to make his term worthwhile.



Porirua shows little concern over super-city

Nov 20th, 2013 | By | Category: News

Super-city doesn’t seem to worry Porirua residents.



New Harbour Ward councillor wants more communication

Nov 7th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

After her recent induction onto council, new Harbour Ward Councillor Tui Lewis is ready for the challenge.



Lost Maori land could be returned to Te Atiawa after 70 years

Oct 31st, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

A Hutt City Council rezoning hearing could result in Te Atiawa iwi getting back a patch of land taken more than 70 years ago, reports HOANI HOTENE.



Future looks less damp for leaky Petone Library

Oct 29th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Petone Library will be brought into the 21st century with a community hub.



A few new names among Hutt City councillors and board members

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

A wrap-up of who has been elected today to serve under re-elected Hutt City Council Mayor Ray Wallace.



Wallace returned to Hutt City mayoralty by a landslide

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Ray Wallace is thinking ahead to his next term and welcoming ideas of his rivals, reports JENNIFER McILROY.



NewsWire’s coverage of council elections

Oct 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Labour MP Kris Faafoi congratulates Nick Leggett, right, on his re-election as Porirua’s mayor on Saturday. Click on the headline for NewsWire’s coverage of national media.



Stokes Valley business people mostly happy with city council

Oct 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Not too many rates gripes from the small-business owners of Stokes Valley.



No voting required this year for Eastbourne, Makara/Ohariu

Oct 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News

Two community boards in the Wellington region are not taking part in this year’s elections.



Lack of concern for local elections a problem, says departing chairman

Oct 10th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Local body elections, News

Departing chairman of Lower Hutt City’s Western Ward reflects on local body politics.